November 2012 Show

This month, we featured another edition of the Spitfiyah Roundup, where we share highlights from news stories outside the margins. We also spoke with D’bi Young  during her 333 tour through Montreal. 

Listen to the show here.

October 2012 Show

This month, we celebrated Spitfiyah’s 10th anniversary. That's ten years of broadcasting every last Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. on CKUT 90.3 FM.

Alyssa brought us another edition of the Spitfiyah Roundup, where we share highlights from news stories outside the margins.

Malek recapped a lecture by Professor Joanne St. Lewis titled “Race, Representation and Black Women in Public Life - Imagining Michelle Obama” and facilitated a roundtable discussion on that lecture.

Nicole had the opportunity to interview visionary artist, social activist and member of JustSeeds Favianna Rodriguez about her on-going poster and print exhibition at Cagibi.

Listen to our Tenth Anniversary show here.

September 2012 Show

Nicole attended Governor-General award winner Kevin Loreng’s play, Where the Blood Mixes, performed by the Teesri Duniya Theatre company. She joined in on a panel discussion that followed the performance. Nicole will be filling us in with a short review of the play as well as discussing how art can be used as a form of healing.

We will also be hearing excerpts read by Preeti Dhaliwal from her short novel, Embodying Geography, and insight about her creative project.

Malek will be sharing a piece on on the anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre.

Finally, Alyssa will look back at the Democratic National Convention and the appearance by former president Bill Clinton who has been romanticized as this crusader for justice, women's rights, and a man of the people. She challenges us to look at Clinton in both substance and policy to come to a different conclusion.

Listen to the show here.

August 2012 Show

Nicole Ebert spoke with the founder and team captain of the local duo Institutional Prostitution. Malek Yalaoui has a poem for us. Lindsay Cheong and Mae J. Nam will also be discussing Chimamanda Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun. Alyssa Clutterbuck, who will be talking about the Québec election, addresses what separatism means for women of colour in Québec and in Canada.

Listen to the show here.

 Stay tuned: Next month is our TEN YEAR anniversary!